Today’s Headlines

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  • For transit to work well, L.A. needs bus-only lanes (LA Times)
  • LA Metro will hold public meetings on Sepulveda Transit Corridor project (Daily News, NBC)
  • Concord offers free bus rides for a year (SF Gate)
  • Ten common, wrong, myths about bike lanes (Guardian)
  • Oakland adopts forward-looking bike plan (SF Gate)
  • A tiny town makes its parking charges rational (CityLab)
  • Construction to begin on rerouting, widening Highway 132–planned since the 1950s–in Modesto (Modesto Bee)
  • Temecula to widen a road, flattening a hill, because that will fix Sunday afternoon congestion (Press Enterprise)
  • Newsom is really mad at oil and gas regulator he fired over fracking, conflict of interest charges (Sacramento Bee)
  • Chevron fills a canyon with oil (Sacramento Bee)
  • Cap-and-trade is raising the price of polluting–in Europe (Marketplace)
  • Upcoming meeting to discuss plans to widen the shoulders of Highway 395 (Record Courier)

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Today’s Headlines

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  • Some transit agencies are offering riders discounted Lyft, Uber fares (Route Fifty)
  • The next generation of bike advocates (San Francisco Bicycle Coalition)
  • Newsom moves to fire top regulator after questions about increased fracking permits, conflicts of interest (AP News)
  • Boston tries a “people-protected bike lane” protest (Boston Magazine)
  • An epic bike trip creates a bicyclist (Self)
  • Autonomous vehicles:
    • Were wildly overpromised (Fast Company)
    • But the technology is so cheap! (Wired)
    • Will struggle with how and where to drop off passengers (Forbes)
  • Can Congress reverse rising trend of pedestrian deaths? (Curbed)
  • Congress working on federal highway bill (Route Fifty)
  • Catch the symbolism in your daily commute (Quartz)

More California headlines at Streetsblog LA and Streetsblog SF

Today’s Headlines

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  • Libraries are launching bike-share programs (US News)
  • How design is being upended by climate crisis (Curbed)
  • Bill would increase rebates for electric cars (Sacrament Bee, Courthouse News)
  • New York bicyclists stage a “die-in” to protest recent deaths (NY Daily News)
  • Lompoc seeks residents’ input on pedestrian needs (KEYT)
  • FTA allocates $ for rail projects in CA–for L.A. Metro– as well as AZ, WA (Mass Transit)
  • There are bigger problems than fare evasion on BART (Systemic Failure)
  • Exploring the notion of cap-and-trade for cars (E&E News)

More California headlines at Streetsblog LA and Streetsblog SF

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